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Jefferson County HSEM
Wednesday June 22nd, 2022 :: 07:30 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 08:15PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Sterling Virginia has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Washington County in north central Maryland... Northeastern Allegany County in western Maryland... Northeastern Frederick County in northwestern Virginia... Morgan County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... East central Mineral County in eastern West Virginia... Western Berkeley County in the Panhandle of West Virginia... Northeastern Hampshire County in eastern West Virginia...

* Until 815 PM EDT.

* At 729 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Warfordsburg to near Lake Gordon, moving south at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damaging winds will cause some trees and large branches to fall. This could injure those outdoors, as well as damage homes and vehicles. Roadways may become blocked by downed trees. Localized power outages are possible. Unsecured light objects may become projectiles.

* Locations impacted include... Cumberland, Romney, Hancock, Paw Paw, Greenwood, Fort Ashby, Berkeley Springs, Springfield, Great Cacapon, Green Spring, Flintstone, Oldtown, Spring Gap, Little Orleans, Valley View, Fishers Bridge, Pumpkin Center, North Branch, Oakland and Unger.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ALLEGANY, MD ... WASHINGTON, MD ... FREDERICK, VA ... BERKELEY, WV ... HAMPSHIRE, WV ... MINERAL, WV ... MORGAN, WV

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Address/Location
Jefferson County HSEM
28 Industrial Blvd
Kearneysville, WV 25430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-728-3290

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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